Zayyad Khan Abbasi

(Advocate Supreme Court)

Initially Mr. Abbasi formed Firm under the name & style of ZK Abbasi in the year 1999 which was among the largest and most reputed law firms in Pakistan. Mr. Abbasi also affiliated with one of the best Law Firm M/s. Kamal Azfar & Associates and M/s. Mansoob Ali Qureshi & Co., Advocates. With offices in Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore close ties to a number of overseas law firms.

In the year 2018, Mr. Abbasi along with Mr. Dhani Bakhsh Malik and Mr. Saleem Akhter Qureshi established AMQ Law Associates.

While offering its clients the whole range of legal services, the Firm has particular expertise in areas of project finance, mergers and acquisitions, privatizations, power projects, oil and gas projects, infrastructure projects, banking and finance, intellectual property, international trade, anti dumping, telecommunication, construction, mining and pharmaceutical sectors including but not limited to Constitution, civil, criminal, Banking, Family, Rent as well as Companies etc.

The corporate practice of the Firm is strongly complimented by a litigation division which is well experienced in representing foreign and local clients in litigation and arbitration proceedings in Pakistan and abroad.

Dhani Bakhsh Malik

(Advocate High Court)

Mr. Malik is a young, energetic and dynamic person with vast knowledge over his field of law. During 10 Years of his work experience under the kind supervision of his senior, Mr. Kamal Azfar, he has appeared in many Constitutional Petitions, Civil Suits, Company and Service matters. He has strong command over legal research and procedure being followed in Honorable Courts of Pakistan. Further, Dhani Bakhsh Malik has also conducted due diligence for leading financial institutions and rendered legal opinions on the same.

Mr - Saleem Akhtar Qureshi

Mr – Saleem Akhtar Qureshi is a banker-turned-businessman. Banking Odyssey spanned over the following banks for almost 20 years –

  1. Rupali Bank, Karachi (1980-82).
  2. Banque Indosuez (1982-87), a Fresh Bank.
  3. Masraf Faysal Al Islamic of Bahrain EC(1987-91), a Bahrain based Bank.
  4. Muslim Commercial Bank limited (1991-97)
  5. Riyad Bank, Saudi Arabia in (1997-2000), based in Saudi Arabia.

Entire banking career was a blend of Conventional and Islamic Banking both in Pakistan & abroad in the filed of the Credit & Marketing, Syndication, Derivatives Documentary Credit, Legal and Treasury Operations. Academically, Saleem Akhtar Qureshi is a Commerce Graduate with Post Graduate qualification in the Business Administration & the Banking.

The Business Journey started in 2000 with a modest start of sugar and steel trading. Presently, the focus is on the steel Manufacturing and Trading relying mainly on the ship-breaking for procurement of the steel raw materiel, while the business diversification plan has always been is under-way in the form of having a Marriage Hall, A-Level College at Clifton, Karachi and Financial Advisory Services.

Since stepping into the Ship Breaking in 2009, the disputes as to the Income Tax, Sales Tax etc. had become almost the daily matters and luckily the past engagement at the bank in the subject of law aroused interest to take up the disputes directly with the relevant Departments concerning the Taxation Matters notably .e. Income Tax and Sales Tax and its enforce ability on the anvil of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Therefore, the humble background in law has landed Saleem Akhtar Qureshi at this Law Firm with the courtesy of Zayyad Khan Abbasi, Advocate and Dhani Bakhsh Malik , Advocate.